iDesktop – watch, download, and share youtube videos

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iDesktop is a great web2.0 tool. It allows its users to “watch, download,organize and create custom players with YouTube videos that can be embedded in websites”. You no longer need any software to install on your pc to download videos you watch iDesktop can do it all for you. It lets you download video in desired format, including AVI (Windows), 3GP (Mobile), MP4 (iPod), and MOV (Quicktime).





Some features of iDesktop

Here are the main features that  iDesktop offers to its users:
  • It is free

  • It is easy to use

  • It has a user-friendly web design

  • It lets you download videos in different formats

  • You can create your own custom embeddable players to list your favorite videos into your site in a player

  • It offers drag and drop features

  • You can customize its theme by selecting from more than 20 themes

  • You can share videos with friends and colleagues via email

  • You can watch a list of your favorite videos just with one click

  • you can import playlists and favorites from your YouTube account

How can i get started using iDesktop ?

here is a short video tutorial to show you how you can better use this web2.0 tool

Applications of iDesktop.tv in education

iDesktop is a great alternative for many other software that we install on our computers. It is run online and teachers can use it to download interesting videos to share with their students. They can also use it to collect a playlist of videos to provide for them. Just be careful when you use it with your students for it allows adult content to be displayed. Teacher discretion is required.

If you want to discover other YouTube tools that you can use with your student in the classroom or for your professional development then you are invited to check out Educational YouTube Tools.